Anthropology Review: “The Holy Ghost People”

The Holy Ghost community does not possess all of the characteristics of an Industrial/pre-modern society. God is the authority in their lives, they do not question the logic of the unsafe ritual, and they are in a small and rural setting.

Leacock, Maysles, and Pennebaker continues the Drew Associates filmmaking philosophy

Richard Leacock, Albert Maysles, and D.A. Pennebaker were some filmmakers who worked for Robert Drew on cinema-vérité films as part of Drew Associates. To create candid photography in motion pictures, Drew hired photographers and decided to make them edit. He wanted to “help each one of them develop as a ‘filmmaker’- a person capable ofContinue reading “Leacock, Maysles, and Pennebaker continues the Drew Associates filmmaking philosophy”

Robert Drew established cinema vérité film style

Robert Drew is a filmmaker who revolutionized documentary film by using the cinema vérité style method. While most documentaries at the time used narrations and interviews, Drew wanted to make documentaries that are more interesting and close to real life. In response to the documentaries and television in the 1950s, Drew said that “television wasContinue reading “Robert Drew established cinema vérité film style”

Occupy Denton | Video Verite

In Fall 2011, I created a few Occupy Denton cinema verite videos. Watch them on YouTube: Scott Olsen March Fracking Protest Darwin Tribute